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Improved bond rating saves Lakewood nearly $900,000 in interest on debt

HEBRON – Mike Burns, director at Robert W. Baird & Co., told Lakewood School Board members Aug. More...

Hundreds turn out for ODNR dam update

MILLERSPORT – More than 400 lakefront residents packed the Millersport Elementary School auditorium Wednesday evening for ODNR’s first open house about the Buckeye Lake dam this year. More...

LEADS Headstart finds new home

BUCKEYE LAKE – The Buckeye Lake LEADS Head Start program has found a new permanent home in Buckeye Lake, still within the village but out of range of a dam breach, said Head Start/Early Head Start director Marianne Chillinsky. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Baltimore • Aug. 10: Police were called to a West Market Street apartment on an attempted suicide. The subject was transported to Fairfield Medical Center for evaluation. • Aug. More...

Editorials & Letters

Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We prefer typewritten letters of 250 words or less. All letters must be signed and include your name, address, and a daytime phone number where we can reach you for confirmation purposes. More...

Sweet Corn Festival is earresistible

Editor, We encourage all of the readers of The Beacon to set some quality family time aside on September 2 thru September 5 to make some new friends, visit with neighbors and support their own community’s many charitable organizations operating More...

Park officers put damper on Mopar event

Editor: Seeing all the tire marks on Ohio 79 reminds me of the good time our village had on Saturday night of August 8th. I too want to congratulate the police and fire departments on their handling of the evening. More...

Obituaries

Clarence William Arter, Jr.

Clarence William Arter, Jr., age 68, of Buckeye Lake, fondly known as “Bill” and “Perkins” to many, passed away August 23, 2015, at his home. Bill was born June 26, 1947, in Newark, to the late Clarence William Arter, Sr. More...

Robert J. Brown

Robert J. Brown, 81, of Baltimore, passed away August 20, 2015, at Heartland of Fairfield. Robert served as a M.P. in the United States Army. More...

Stanley E. Dorst

Stanley E. Dorst, age 75, died August 16, 2015, at Mc- Cafferty Adult Care Facility in Pleasantville. He was born on August 22, 1939, to the late, Pearl and Gladys Day Dorst in Meigs County. Stanley retired as a line mechanic for AEP. More...